• ETSY

    PROFIT vs SANITY a lesson (hopefully) learned

      These past couple of weeks have been extra arrgh in the world of my Etsy shop. There have been bad delays caused by a backlog of USPS postage over the Christmas period, I was pretty good at getting all…

  • N E W S

    Our Tenement Flat

    My boyfriend and I are very lucky live in a pretty huge old tenement flat, just off Byres Road in Dalcross Street (formally Buchanan Street. It’s in Glasgow’s West End if you’re an estate agent, or Partick if you’re not.…

  • ETSY

    Organising Etsy Made Local

    This is the third year of our Etsy Made Local event at the Briggait which brings together two sets of sellers of 70 for a weekend market in December. This year I thought I’d write a post about how we…

  • ETSY

    2017 Etsy Shop Ramp Up

    I’ve had an Etsy shop since 2010, I set it up when I was on maternity leave, but I had to go back to work when Marnie was only a few months old so never really did anything much with…

  • N E W S

    My REAL Job

    Many of you will know me through Glasgow Etsy or you may be a studio buddy from The Hidden Lane, but yesterday during a conversation on Twitter with another Etsian, I realised that not many people in that part of…

  • N E W S

    Viva La Vida

    It’s been pretty busy so far this year and although I started with good intentions to update my blog regularly, unfortunately due to me SEO’ing my Etsy shop into an uncontrollable monster, alongside mass redundancies and the General Election at my…

  • N E W S

    Labour DAZE

    Last night I went to my first ever political gathering. I’ve been a dormant member of the Labour Party for about a year. I joined after brexit, when enough was enough and some action had to be taken. As far…

  • R E V I E W S

    The 40 bags in 40 days Challenge

    Every year I take part in White House Black Shutters  40 bags in 40 days challenge. It runs for the duration of Lent ( this year March 1st – April 15th) and it is a decluttering process with goals that are set on a…

  • R E V I E W S

    Serial and Missing Richard Simmons

    Earlier this year I made a film with my friend Ryan in Cambridge, on the long drive down we listened to my first ever podcast – Serial. We played  through the whole of Series 2 on the journey. It was all about…

  • MUSIC

    The Sound

    A few years ago my New Years Resolution was to listen my way through the Rolling Stone Top 500 albums of all time. (I went 500-1 over the course of the year listening to 2 records a day). I discovered…